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NBC
Feb 28, 2011 5:30pm PST
>>> on the broadcast tonight, closing in on gadhafi. there's talk of u.s. military options against him. and now for hordes of people, now's the time to get out of there. >>> a collision course in wisconsin with time running out. tonight, is there a deal to end the standoff? >>> america at the crossroads. all week long our reports here on america's changing economy. tonight, are we keeping up in the search for the next big thing? >>> and the winner is -- the good, the bad and the ugly at this year's oscars. and the amazing story behind the man behind the best picture. and the amazing story behind the man behind the best picture. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the situation in libya is now a lot more serious where the u.s. is concerned. u.s. navy ships are being readied for a number of possible options here including possibly enforcing a no-fly zone. moammar gadhafi spoke again today on two television networks an interview the u.s. immediately called delusional. all this time the forces against him are closing in. we begin t
PBS
Feb 28, 2011 6:30pm PST
. damage running into some $30 billion u.s. the government says it has already paid compensation to half of those affected by this tsunami. in one area, the situation is better. the city's south of santiago was badly damaged. seven people were killed, and even the city hall in the church were destroyed. but when you're on, the mayor is optimistic. -- one year on. construction work is proceeding at a good pace. >> [speaking foreign language] [translation in german] >> in may year managed to convince a organizations to help with their plans -- the mayor managed to convince aid organizations. again, old materials are being reused. only cla is missing. -- clay is missing. >> the school has been providing help to this area for almost one year. >> [speaking foreign language] . >> the school also found a donor willing to provide two years' worth of health-care supplies for the center. the mayor is visiting a family that will be the first of 700 to get a proper house. i asked why things have not improved faster in this area. >> [speaking foreign language] [translation in german] many feared
WETA
Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
temporary and relatively modest increase in u.s. consumer price inflation. >> susie: the latest on inflation and what it'll take to end the fed's government bond buying binge. you're watching "nightly business report" for tuesday, march 1. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: good evening and thanks for joining us. ben bernanke said today the federal reserve is ready to take action if high oil prices threaten the economy. susie, the fed chief's comments came on a day when oil prices gushed higher. >> susie: tom, as bernanke was testifying on capitol hill in washington, oil futures trading here in new york surged to just below the $100 level. april crude rose $2.66 a barrel, or more than 2.5%. and those rising oil prices triggered a stock sell-off on wall street-- the dow fell 168 points, the nasdaq lost 44, and the s&p 500 off almost 22. >> tom: against that market back
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 2:00pm EST
u.s. decided to enforce a no-fly zone it would, first, involve u.s. military air strikes against targets inside libya. you'd have to bomb the runways. you might take out their aircraft or certainly their air defense systems, missiles, radar, and the like. so it would involve a u.s. military attack on libya itself. and if the white house makes that decision, of course, the u.s. military would carry it out. but i can tell you that there's a lot of hesitation, not only here in the building and among the u.s. military to take that kind of aggressive step, but even among the nato allies who would be essential if the u.s. and nato allies were to launch any kind of operation like this, and so far only the british are doing any kind of saber rattling in that regard. and the rest of nato nations, allies, are pretty much silent whether to launch any military operation against libya. >> give is insight on the three military war ships in the suez canal. what is their role, at this point? >> reporter: their role at this point is to void some kind of incentive to -- it's a show of force, actua
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
have saved their whole life and invested that savings in u.s. treasury securities. and i think it's very important that we send the message to them that even if we're not able to get our work done and -- and raise this debt limit, as i hope we will at the appropriate time, we certainly would not default on the debt that the -- that they hold. and i'll yield the balance of my time. the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, i move to table the vitter for toomey amendment number 112 as modified and ask for the yeas and nays on my motion to table. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: vote: the presiding officer: any senators wishing to vote or change their vote? if not, on this the yeas are 52. the nays are 47. the motion to table is agreed to. the senator from california. mrs. boxer: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the homeland security and governmental affairs committee be discharged from further consideration of s. 388 and the senate proceed to its immediate co
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
new information for commuters. >>> right now u.s. navy war ships are moving closer to the coast of libya. the u.s. and its allies. >> charlie sheen isn't going away any time soon. where he suddenly showed up late last night and what his two live in girlfriends say about their lives together. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> i'm joe krebs. while you were sleeping the temperatures inside took a dramatic drop. inside where? inside the d.c. area, i guess. inside the beltway. we're taking a live look outside right now. 37 degrees at 6:00. >> it feels even colder, tom. >> we got a wind coming out of the north and west. partly cloudy. over washington quite a bit of sunshine today but that's not going help us out much unfortunately. look now, it's just near freezing in washington. and in the nearby suburbs of prince george's, article, fairfax and montgomery counties, right near the bay it is a little bit warmer but not much. just in the mid-30s there. i want has dipped into the 20s in the mountains. a within coming out of the north and west gusting 20 miles per hour. wind chills are in the 2
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
bloodshed in libya. officials are overwhelmed. supplies are limited. plus, the u.s. military is moving in the region. the defense second robert gates now directioning two navy warships into the mediterranean. >>> and a dramatic new development in the race for 2012. the first major republican contender is ready to take a critical step towards announcing a run for president. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." let's begin with the latest developments in the libyan crisis. reports of gunfire and assault in the city of zawiya. that's where forces loyal to the libyan leader moammar gadhafi attempted but allegedly failed to seize control from rebels. meanwhile, a strong show of force against gadhafi just out of the united nations. the general assembly adopting a resolution to oust libya from the u.n. human rights council. we're monitoring the story from every angle on the ground as only the global resources of cnn can. first, let's go to tripoli where gadhafi shows no signs of losing his grip on power in the capital. some residents there have refrained from protesting for fear
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 11:00am EST
effectively control the whole eastern half of the country. increasingly the u.s. and nato seem more comfortable doing big with this man, the face of the revolution. a former justice minister now tasked with forming an alternative government. he says he needs one favor from the west, a no-fly zone. we want an air space embargo to keep gadhafi from bringing in mercenaries from africa, and we'll do the rest he said. ratcheting up pressure on gadhafi, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton meeting on pond with allies in geneva said a no mif fly zone in on the table. >> the people of libya have made themselves clear. it is time for gadhafi to go. now without further violence or delay. >> reporter: gadhafi's not listening. civil war seems imminent, and the exodus of thousands of refugees every day will like lil only grow. still, it doesn't have to be bloody. one libya contact very close to the regime says that its several of his inner circle sdited to bolt, then the game is over. so far that hasn't happened. i'm jim maceda from nbc news reporting from tripoli. >>> with all the turmoil ac
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 1:00pm EST
told the house foreign affairs committee that there quote no options off limits. should the u.s. intervene? joining me for today's two at the top is the washington correspondent for "time" magazine. it's critical for the u.s. to handle this right. if they do intervene, what is doing it the right way? >> well, they're trying to figure that out at the moment. it's been a long time since the u.s. did active mail temilitary interventions for humanitarian purposes. they did it in the 1990s after the fall of the cold war in places like somalia and vulcans. iraq in the post 9/11 era, made doing that kind of thing much harder because u.s. intervention was seen as the form of aggression. they're trying to strike a balance between the demands to launch humanitarian assistance backed by some form of u.s. military protection and broader international protection with the danger of crossing the line into what might be seen as a more aggressive military intervention into an arab country. >> the europeans have a big stake in this as well. there's a huge investment in oil fields there. there cou
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 4:30am EST
people? >> the u.s. ambassador to the united nations says that moammar gaddafi is disconnected from its people. >> he is delusional. >> the u.s. treasury department has frozen $30 billion in libyan assets and u.s. forces are moving closer to the country. >> he has lost the legitimacy to govern and it's time for him to go off without further violence or the lead. >> the u.n. says is too dangerous for international aid agencies to assess the needs in libya. they could deliver supplies into neighboring tunisia to melt brevities -- to help refugees. he claims that he's been betrayed by the u.s. because he says president obama is misinformed. >>> the libyan embassy in washington today will raise a flag used before the leader took power in 1959. -- 1969. the state department replaced its ambassador to the u.n. after he said he supported the protesters. >>> there's a of alert for the metro region. an airline passenger who contract to the measles may have come into contact with people in the district. the woman are not at dulles airport october 820 and left the region through bwi marshall t
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
u.s. steps up the pressure on cadmy to quit, but he's still not giving up. i'm katie couric. also tonight, deep trouble in the midwest. heavy rain and melting snow adds up to flooding that's sweeping through hundreds of homes. are teachers taking a lesson from the labor dispute in wisconsin? a union leader is giving some ground on the red-hot issue of tenure. and the american spirit. an artist who brings to life a world his eyes cannot see. from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. moammar qaddafi's latest offensive was a colossal failure and tonight he's more isolated than ever. troops loyal to qaddafi tried to retake three cities overnight but they were repelled by rebel forces. today in one of those cities, zawiyah, there were celebrations in the streets. the people are firmly in charge and demanding qaddafi go. secretary of state hillary clinton warned that unless he does, libya is at risk of a long civil war. at the u.n., the general assembly voted to suspend libya from the human rights c
WHUT
Mar 1, 2011 7:00am EST
. china has bought more u.s. debt than originally thought. washington has revised its figures to show that beijing owns nearly one-third more than previously estimated. a new figure stands at just over $1.10 trillion. u.s. government is selling huge amounts of debt to finance its record budget deficit. one of our guests -- one of our correspondence from market watch explains the significant. >> it shows that china is confident in the u.s. economic recovery. otherwise, it would not be buying so much u.s. debt. also shows that there is ongoing appetite for u.s. debt. the u.s. government has quite a bit of debt to sell to finance its current-account deficit. >> ok. let's talk about these things. the world's big car companies are in geneva. the city's annual motor show is a big chance to show off the wild concept designs, as well as the models that are destined for our roads. sales have recovered for most of the big car makers, but the rising cost of fuel and raw materials is a big concern. fuel prices continue to rise. general motors says that customers will favor its smaller cars. the b
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 4:00am PST
noose around gadhafi. the u.s. says all options are on the table. meanwhile gadhafi is striking back in force. they attacked rebel troops in the two major cities closest to the capital using tanks and anti-aircraft guns. overnight government troops tried to retake zawiya, but rebel troops held their ground. >> reporter: as the blood shed in libya moves into another day, the tone in washington has turned decidedly sharper. the white house is now clearly ratcheting up the pressure on gadhafi to step down. troops loyal to moammar gadhafi are fighting to take back territory now in rebel hands. amateur video captured this firefight between pro and anti-government forces in libya's third largest city. the uprising that began last month poses the biggest threat yet to gadhafi, his bloody crackdown has reportedly left hundreds, possibly thousands, dead. still, in an interview with christianne amanpour of abc news gadhafi laughed off calls for him to step down and denied using force against his own people. >> they love me all my people with me. they love me all. >> but if they love you -
FOX
Mar 1, 2011 6:00pm EST
people. >> reporter: the joint chief's chairman and secretary of defense said a decision to use u.s. forces in libya would be weighed against the two wars already underway. >> if we move additional assets, what are the consequences of that? for afghanistan. and for the persian gulf? >> reporter: there are several military options the u.s. could pursue. enforcing a no-fly zone to stop his air force from attacking protestors and to supporting the growing humanitarian crisis caused by thousands of libyan refugees. >> and we're taking noing ons off the table as long as the libyan government continues to turn its guns on its own people. >> reporter: so far, the unitedinations has not authorized the use of force in libya by any country and if authorized, it would come with a risk. >> we don't want to see u.s. jets over the skies of libya. >> reporter: this congressional advisor and author of the coming revolution said the u.s. would prefer using air-and- naval forces rather than ground troops. >> what the united states can consider doing is come in close to the shores and establish a bloc
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 7:00am EST
gadhafi as u.s. warships head toward the region. we'll go live for the latest on the deadly violence and speak about what's next. >>> ultimatum. a new cbs news poll find the majority of americans back union workers in the ongoing budget battles as governor walker threatens layoffs if democrats don't come back to work today. we're live in wisconsin. >>> and flood fears. after heavy rains and torptds pound parts of the midwest, floodwaters rise to dangerous levels and the worst is yet to come. early this tuesday morning march come. early this tuesday morning march 1st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to the "early show" here on a tuesday morning, march 1st. >> nice to have you back. hard to believe it's already march. the year is flying by. go want to get you started with the revolution in libya and the very latest there. the u.s. is trying on increase pressure on moammar gadhafi sending warships and aircraft to the region. meantime billions in libya's foreign assets have now been frozen and overnight rebels held off a prolonged attack by pro gadhafi forces in a strategic city o
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 2:00am EST
. in the meantime, american warships are moving closer to libya. the u.s. and nato weighing a no fly zone over the country. we'll talk about that in a little bit. the global community is distancing itself from the gadhafi regime. >> they love me. all my people with me. they love me all. >> but if they do love you -- >> they will die to protect me and my people. no, no, no. >> if you say they do love you, then why are they capturing benghazi and they say they're against you? >> there is a guide, not my people. they come from outside. >> gadhafi spoke with abc news, the bbc and my next guest, marie colvin, a foreign affairs correspondent for "the london times." thanks for being on the program. you interviewed gadhafi before, how did he seem to you now as compared to when you talked to him in the past? >> this will seem strange, but he seemed more energized and relaxed. he laughed often during the program, when we asked him questions. he seemed to find some of the things we were saying amusing. >> i don't want to ask you to be an arm chair psychologist. maybe you can't answer this quest
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 11:00am EST
. why the u.s. government is questioning the mental state of moammar gadhafi. >>> plus, treasury secretary timothy geithner's plan to fix the housing market. he's on capitol hill right now. >>> another young star is in trouble. why singer christina aguilera was taken into police custody. with fios, when you're watching the picture, it just jumps out at you. -it was like, "wow!" -bam! [ male announcer ] decisions don't get any easier than this. now you can move up to fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year with no term contract required. [ mr. donovan ] we have more choices. so many more hi-def channels. with fios, i really feel like we're getting a great deal. [ male announcer ] call now and you'll get a special bonus: $100 back. but this is a limited time offer so don't wait. suddenly, hi-definition tv was really high-definition. the colors. the clarity. i didn't have that before. [ male announcer ] fios is a 100% fiber-optic network, with hd picture quality rated #1 by changewave research, plus the fastest internet in the u.s. switching to fios was the be
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00am EST
. >>> now the u.s. military is moving naval and air forces closer to libya as the crisis there intensifies. despite the positions the pentagon said u.s. officials have not decided if or how the military will intervene. the uss enterprise is one of two aircraft carriers in the region. u.s. and european allies stepped up travel and financial sanctions against libyan leader moammar gadhafi and his loyalists. foreign leaders want the dictator to stop attacks against protesters and step down after his 42 years in power. >>> now new this hour egypt just delayed the reopening of its stock exchange. latest of several days in the last month since protests led to hosni mubarak stepping down. a new reopening is scheduled for march 6th. >>> 5:04. to the shutdown showdown on capitol hill. today the u.s. house plans to vote on a two week extension to keep the government working while lawmakers battle the bigger budget for the rest the year. under the republican proposal, federal agencies would be fund through march 18th while cutting $4 billion. but lawmakers need to act quickly. the short term deal nee
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 9:00am EST
die to protect me and my people. >> the u.s. navy -- the u.s. is moving navy ships closer to libya. the pentagon will not say if any american ground forces have been put on a heightened state of alert. let's get to the u.s. response to this crisis. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence joins us from washington. chris, the pentagon is repositioning army/navy ships to prepare for safe zones for libyan refugee you but is there more to it than that. >> reporter: at this point, no. there could be in the next few days or weeks. right now, the state department has already sent some response teams to both egypt, tunisia. there is an option on the table to consider using the u.s. military to sort of set up a corridor to help handle some of the refugees that have been and may continue to stream out of libya. one of the ships that is now at the northern part of the red sea, right near the suez canal is the "uss kearsarge." it can land marines on the ground but one of the u.s. navy's largest floating hospital bays. it has an intensive care unit and six operating rooms and it can handle up to 6
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
>>> here's what people are talking about today. u.s. warships are heading towards libya. international pressure builds for gadhafi to step down. government supporters are still holding on to the capital. >> reporter: thousands of refugees fought through crowds at libya's border. they're trying to escape the violence as gadhafi holds on to power. asked if he would leave, he said, why would anyone leave his country. the u.n. ambassador urged him to get off of the stage. >> the international community won't tolerate the slaughter of innocence. we're doing planning for all sorts of options. >> reporter: his son says she had no idea what's going on. the u.s. has moved warships into the area. the ambassador stopped short of saying whether america would back the no fly zone. >> reporter: a no fly zone is on the table and they're considering sending fighter jets to the region. >> it's not acceptable to have a situation where gadhafi can be murdering his own people. >> reporter: gadhafi's supporters repeated his accusations and al-queda and the west are plotting to steal libya's
FOX News
Mar 1, 2011 9:00am EST
really couldn't be put out of business, they were using for -- working for the u.s. government essentially, then the private side, those workers, it was incumbent upon them, what they asked for, they didn't want to ask for so much they were going to break the company they worked for because they'd be out of luck and out of a job, but the public side doesn't have that same kind of relationship. >> no. the relationship between the public sector worker union is with a politician on the other side of the negotiating fence. in the private sector, it's a private sector union person negotiating with a corporate boss for wages and benefits and pensions, and the two are very different. the corporation must rely on profits, the politician relies on the taxpayer and tax revenue. a very different kettle of fish, with very different outcomes as we can see today. martha: that's a tricky marriage, so to speak, as we watch this all unfold. stuart varney from the fox business network and varney & co. bill: back to this weather, flooding and tornadoes leaving a path of destruction in the midwest
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
got a boost. 18 federal programs to feed the poor, 100 programs to plant u.s. roads and rails. 82 programs and 10 agencies to promote quality teaching, untold billions wasted, says the gao report. republans say that as part of what they would cut out >> to make sure we are identifying areas of waste and duplicative regulation so we can get rid of that. >> today was just the first of many budget cuts to come. >> four months after republicans gained power here, they're left spending agenda is taking over. -- of their less spending agenda is taking over. >> it is only through mid march. if a compromise is not reached by then, then the government will shut down. how will that impact maryland? >> we are learning more about the two-week reprieve that is coming out of washington d.c. this afternoon. there's still concern from employees all over the state of maryland that work in federal agencies, like this complex behind me here in woodlawn. especially employees that worked through the 1995-96 federal shutdowns. >> in 1995 you were either in central or nonessential. it caused havoc with
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2011 7:00am EST
in 1999, $1.1 trillion. in 2000, $2.3 trillion. u.s. government funds paid to companies and individuals not entitled to receive it, $20 billion. a total of $4.629 trillion. this is taxpayer money. this is retirement money. this is the money for medical care. this is the wealth of america and is being stolen. people need to read this book, "crossing the rubicon." 9/11 synthetic terror -- host: we are going to leave it there. we want to make sure we get other calls and e-mails. bob rates us from florida -- bob writes us from florida. looking at the news, the 2012 election race heats up. in "the wall street journal" -- "in the effort to defeat president obama." also, looking at other news, "usa today" -- the profiles one woman who says she is mistaken for somebody's wife whenever she walks in the front door of the v.a. center. she says there's an attitude that women did not serve their country. "they think veterans are men, not women. it is an attitude the department of veterans affairs wants to change." the caller honor -- a caller on the line for democrats. hi. caller: in ord
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 7:00am PST
the latest there. the u.s. is trying to increase pressure on moammar gadhafi sending warships and aircraft to the region. in the meantime, billions of libyan assets have been frozen and overnight rebels held off a long attack by pro-gadhafi forces outside tripoli. mandy clark has more for us this morning. mandy, hello. >> reporter: hello. international pressure is building as the world looks at the situation here. libyan assets have been frozen. new sanctions are being considered. and there are even discussions of imposing a no-fly zone over libyan air space. gadhafi laughed at suggestions that his people want him out. >> they love me. all of my people with me, they love me all. they will die to protect me and my people. >> reporter: yesterday, we saw firsthand in a city they raging up tensions which is in the hands of the rebels and gadhafi's stronghold to the west. we arrived shortly after government planes are bombed nearby weapons depot and found the local militia scrambling to load anti-aircraft guns. down the road, we found other men guarding a major oil terminal. the facili
FOX News
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm EST
, as his gunmen kill his people. >> shepard: american warships now headed into position. and the u.s. government with a warning to the libyan leader. >> it is time for qaddafi to go. [chanting] >> shepard: he is apparently not yesterday to leave. >> tonight. qaddafi's latest plan to buy back some loyalty. [gunfire] >> shepard: and the fight for control of a key city. the trouble in libya sending gas prices higher. and now analysts say costs could actually keep rising. we'll see how this could effect our nation's economic recovery. and charlie sheen. he's at it again. >> good morning, charlie. >> hey, charlie. >> shepard: wild new interviews about his partying, drug abuse, and why he says he deserves a raise, plus results of his oncamera drug test. but, first from fox this monday night, the people of libya love muammar qaddafi. that from muammar qaddafi. even as a massive uprising consumes his country. qaddafi insists his people actually love him so much they would die to protect him. of course they are dying either way because the dictator's hired guns are murdering them in the stree
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 4:00pm EST
>>> mass exodus. thousands of refugees run from violence and chaos in libya. >> while the u.s. turns up the heat. sending hundreds to the mediterranean sea. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >>> civil war in libya. the libyan leader continues to insist his people love him. >> reporter: rebel forces are not backing down in the fight for control of libya. and a defiant moammar gadhafi is determined to crush the revolt. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says the country risks sliding into a civil war. >> libya could become a peaceful democracy, or it could face protacted civil war, or it could descend into chaos. the stakes are high. >> reporter: clinton says the u.s. must lead the international response to the crisis. u.s. warships are headed to the region and america and its allies are discussing possible military options to prevent gadhafi from bombings had -- bombing his own people. >> we're obviously looking at a lot of options and contingencies. no plans have been made. >> reporter: britain is looking at order
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 4:00am EST
, saying his people loves him. as the u.s. ponders military action. >>> rising waters affecting an entire state. it's expected to get worse today. >>> and inside charlie's world. the drugs and the women. long-time advisers quit. but now, an olive branch from cbs. >>> good morning. moammar gadhafi shows no signs of stepping down, despite mounting international pressure and also defeats at home. >> the flamboyant libyan leader sat down for an exclusive interview with our christiane amanpour. he claimed there were demonstrators or protesters in libya. and he was loved by all. >> emily schmidt joins us from washington now, with more on gadhafi and more reaction from the white house. good morning, emily. >> reporter: good morning, peggy and rob. for two weeks now, protesters have been taking control of city after city. but it turns out his view of what's happening is about as different as it can get. despite anti-government protesters closing in around moammar gadhafi's capital city, the libyan leader insisted to abc's christiane amanpour, that there are no protesters in his country at all. >>
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
he was a career foreign service officer with u.s. department of state. is also been a teacher of history, international relations and aerial studies at bluefield college, the nazis military academy and the foreign service institute. he holds a doctorate from university of north carolina at chapel hill. i'm pleased him in welcoming my colleague, roy walser. ray? >> thank you very much, john. he quickly dashed out the door but, i also head up are sort of modest segment that deals with african affairs. i also did service at the department of state in african bureau and served in that most difficult of assignments in africa, cape town, south africa, for a couple of years so it makes me obviously quite well-versed in issues, all african issues. but it's a great pleasure to bring some important experts to you today for this event. i welcome our distinguished panel who i will introduce to you in a second. i welcome our audience. thank you all very much for coming today. and i also welcome our viewers on c-span. if you offer paying attention to what is a very timely and very important is
PBS
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm EST
persistently high u.s. unemployment. >> we will continue to get headlines that are negative headlines. it just seems that the market is so resilient at this point that it digests the headlines and it really takes just a day or two to shake it off. >> reporter: and, experts say it's a lot easier to shake off those headlines if the u.s. economy is on strong footing. suzanne pratt, "nightly business report," new york. >> tom: for many businesses, it's gasoline prices that are worrying. and those prices are expected to continue climbing following the sharp rise in the price of crude oil. the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is now $3.35. that's up nearly 20 cents from a week ago, and 65 cents higher than a year ago. economists say higher fuel costs could force some consumers to pull back discretionary spending. as diane eastabrook reports, many small businesses are afraid to raise prices, despite gasoline costs eating into profits. >> reporter: the prices phillip's flowers and gifts has been paying for roses and other blossoms have been stable in recent months. that's the go
CNN
Mar 1, 2011 11:00am EST
a seaside restaurant in tripoli, u.s. diplomats quickly suggested that gadhafi has become unhinged. >> and when he can laugh and talk into american and international journalists while he is slaughtering his own people, it only underscores how unfit he is to lead and how disconnected he is from reality. >> tripoli has an air of normalcy about it, if you can say that. traffic is on the streets. many stores are open again, but one protesters tells cnn that the lull does not mean that the fight to bring down gadhafi is over. >> people have been afraid and have been living under his tyrannical regime for too long. we have reached the point of no return. too much blood has been shed and too many people have been injured for this regime. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez is chiming in on libya. he says that the united states is exaggerating and distorting the situation in libya to justify an invasion. >>> well, there will be dire consequences that could include layoffs. now, that is according to wisconsin governor scott walker. walker plans to release his new state budget today as thes
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:30am EST
u.s. ambassador to the u.n., took part in those discussions and later reiterated the president's call for gadhafi to resign. >> now is the time for colonel gadhafi to step aside, to prevent further bloodshed. and to allow the libyan people to have a government that is responsive to their aspirations. when he can laugh in talking to american -- and international journalists, while he is slaughtering his own people, it only underscores how unfit he is to lead. and how disconnected he is from realty. >> and speaking in geneva, secretary of state hillary clinton said all options are still being considered. >> well, as we've said, a no-fly zones is -- a no-fly zone is an option we are actively considering. i discussed it today with allies and partners. and we will proceed with this act of consideration. when i said in my remarks that all options are on the table or another way of saying it, no option is off the table, that of course includes a no-fly zones. >> clinton -- a no-fly zone. >> clinton offered to extend the humanitarian cries -- suspend the humanitarian cries nice libya. two tea
WETA
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm EST
with the u.s. or any other outside government. >> i think the united states should take care of its own people. we can look after ourselves. as soon as we get rid of this regime we want to build our civilization. keep your weapons at home. you may need them for somewhere else. >> reporter: behind closed doors the new 20-person coalition running the town meets. their message to the outside world, get qaddafi. >> the world has already seen the crimes and genocide he committed in breach of all international laws. we want the world to deal with him as a war criminal. he should be arrested as soon as possible. >> reporter: but how? referring him to the international criminal court isn't the same as apprehending or toppling him. >> it's friendly nations and nations that have the power to decide should come forward to assist us. especially by using their technical might. i also appeal to the enter in the community to enforce a no- fly zone over libya in order to prevent some some of the neighboring countries from sending things into tripoli. >> reporter: tonight some fear that colonel qaddafi
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 6:00pm EST
congress. >>> course stuart is still not sure whether he will run for the u.s. senate next year. he has decided to seek another term as board chairman. he made that official today. he is a republican and and if he decides to run -- >>> next, will local company in the national spotlight as abc 7 news is talking made in america. >> a call starts for the month of march. >> the caps are ready to showcase their up tonight against the islanders. mike shanahan is trimming the roster and rebuilding his team. [music playing] america's beverage companies are working gegether to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottltl and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. call now and you'll get this special bonus: $100 back. there's no term contract required. if you don't absolutely love fios, you can cancel anytime with no early termination fee. fios is a 100% fiber-optic
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
, gadhafi's desperate efforts to hold on. and what the pentagon is saying tonight about u.s. intervention. >>> a new health warning tonight about hpv and men, and new numbers, both surprising and disturbing. >>> america at the crossroads, what skills are folks going to need in this economy, and how to get them. tom brokaw with tonight's report. >>> "making a difference" for young superheroes. using the power of fun to help build strong minds. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, the white house reported some new numbers today about women in this country. and while in many ways women continue to pass men by, an old problem is just as bad, just as serious and it continues to hold women back economically. while female students were something of a novelty at some colleges and universities just two, three generations ago, they're now the majority on campus. but then comes the problem, the pay gap in the workplace, and that hasn't changed. it's where we begin tonight with nbc news white house correspondent savannah guthrie. savannah, good ev
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00am EST
libya, u.s. officials are calling him "delusional" after he denied his forces are attacking his own people. underscoring his lack of touch with realty, as his regime crumbles throughout the country, gadhafi told interviews, "all my people love me." nbc's jim maceda has more. >> reporter: despite a ring of soldiers and heavy armor around the city, inside libyans were daring to protest. this funeral for a man shot in the head by a sniper turned into an anti-gadhafi demonstration. but just as quickly ended after someone fired a round. many are standing hours outside bank to collect a $400 handout from the regime in a desperate attempt to buy support before the chaos strikes. everyone here seems to expect civil war, and the government stokes the fear. >> hundreds of thousands, and i repeat, hundreds of thousands of libyans will be killed, and sdrinkz everywhere -- destruction everywhere for years to come. >> reporter: throughout libya battle lines are being drawn. this amateur video apparently shows a gun battle raging between pro and anti-gadhafi forces in mizurata, site of an air base
CNN
Feb 28, 2011 7:00pm EST
tonight there are some u.s. military assets already in the mediterranean, and two more powerful navy ships not too far away down here in the red sea. the military debate, in just a moment. but first, let's begin with a firsthand assessment of gadhafi's grip on power, if not reality. our senior international correspondent, nic robertson, is in tripoli. nic, let's just start right there, in a stalemate with gadhafi in charge of tripoli, i'm going to show our viewers here a bit of this control. you see the difference. the green area controlled by opposition forces, the red area definitely controlled by gadhafi. the question becomes, nic, resolve. how deep is the opposition? how deep is its resolve to keep fighting? >> reporter: well, the government says its resolve to keep on going is strong. they say that they actually control three quarters of the country and they say, on top of that, if there are any inside that three quarters that the opposition has, it's tiny, tiny pockets, not the reverse. of course, that's not the reality, but their view of the reality is that they can talk to th
FOX News
Mar 1, 2011 4:00am EST
super market on fire in the key u.s. ally. president obama told the nation's governors if they don't like the health care plan, they can come up with one themselves earlier than expected. there is a change of plan by the administration. >> in a white house meeting with the bipartisan group of nation's governor. president obama had support for the states opting out of the health care plan. >> that is a reasonable proposal. i support it it will give you flexibilitiy more quickly and still guaranteeing the reform. >> the bipartisan plan was first proposed by scott brown and mary brandrui. it would cover the same number of people but move up the potential opt out that is currently set for 2017. many governors it is flexibilitiy. >> oklahoma wants our own plan. we don't believe in a one size fits all is right for our nation. >>> and the meda cade. which governors fear could add 20 more people under the health care law. medicaid accounts for 23 percent of the state's budgets and democrat and republican governors are seeking to cut recipients. eight million americans were add in 2007 and 20
FOX
Mar 1, 2011 5:00am EST
quieted down across the eastern u.s. the forecast for today, mostly sunny skies. much cooler after a high yesterday of 72 degrees. it hit 72 degrees i think for like eight minutes. 50 will be the high today. many of you will top out in the upper 40s. >>> let's check in with julie wright. >> southbound third street tunnel remains closed at this time because of accident activity. a fatal crash occurred about 12:30 this morning. the southbound stretch of the tunnel is closed. there is no access coming from new york avenue into the tunnel at this point f you are traveling from massachusetts avenue into the southbound third street tunnel, that is closed off as well. so there is nobody traveling southbound coming from northeast headed to southeast into the third street tunnel. as you can clearly see, police are here. they are blocking that entrance into the southbound third street tunnel this morning from northeast and from massachusetts avenue headed over towards 395. how do you get around it. from the north to the south, you want to stick with bw parkway. right now, only about a 12- minu
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2011 3:00am EST
u.s. treasury announces unprecedented acts on libya's assets. >>> and a series of rants on radio led to the shut down of his show. charlie sheen's interview in which he tells nbc he has tiger blood in his veins, and he doesn't think anyone with a normal brain can understand it. >>> ahead in this hour, two republicans, two ways of pushing back on those that targeted the first lady's obesity campaign. how to tell which one is really running for president. that's in the "rewrite." >>> and 30 billion in libyan government assets are frozen in the largest sanction of its kind, this as the libyan dictator denies yet again that he is firing on his own people. the latest on the crackdown and rebellion. >>> but first, only a matter of time before gadhafi's strange rant, edited for youtube consumption. an israeli journalist took his speech from tuesday, mix td with pit bull's hey baby, and ended up with more than 1.2 million hits online. i give you auto tunes gadhafi. [ female announcer ] you use the healing power ofouch every day. ♪ now the healing power of touch just got more powerful. intr
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
>> it has been two months and still no sign of teenager phylicia barnes. >> the u.s. considered military action against libya as gaddafi blast off calls to leave. he is at it again. charlie sheen is speaking to what went with a camera and an hour to kill. tell us what you think in this morning's water cooler question. >> will be warmer temperatures continue through the week? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it is march 1 . >> a big party later in the weather office. march is going to come in like a lamb today. yesterday was a little bump. it is able breezy right now. the wind will diminish. 34 at the airport. north wind is 9, gusting up to 17. i think the wind will die down. we could see a few high, thin clouds with a high temperature near 47 degrees. we will check the seven-day f
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 4:30am EST
libya, u.s. officials are calling him delusional. after he denied attacking his own people, gadhafi told interviewers, quote, all my people love me. jim meseda has more. >> reporter: despite a ring of soldiers and heavy armor around the city, inside libyans were daring to protest. this funeral for a man shot in the head by a sniper turned into an anti-gadhafi demonstration. and just as quickly ended after someone firing a round. everyone here seems to expect civil war and the government stokes the fear. >> hundreds of thousands, and i repeat hundreds of thousands of libyans will be killed and destruction everywhere for possibly years to come. >> reporter: throughout libya, battle lines are being drawn. this amateur video apparently shows a gun battle raging between pro and anti-government forces about 100 miles east of tripoli with both sides fighting to a stand still. further east in benghazi, volunteers signed up to participate in the battle. back in tripoli, gadhafi's regime remains in charge. there's an increasing sense of foreboding here. many libyans believe gadhafi when he says th
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
. tonight, that's what u.s. leaders are saying about the crisis in libya. charlie d'agata reports for wjz, that moammar gadhafi insists his people love him. >> reporter: a defiant moammar gadhafi is determined to crush the revolt. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says the country risks sliding into a civil war. >> libya could become a peaceful democracy. or it could face protracted civil war, or it could descend into chaos. the stakes are high. >> reporter: clinton says the u.s. must lead the international response to the crisis. u.s. warships are headed to the region, and america and its allies are discussing possible military options to prevent gadhafi from bombing his own people. >> we're obviously looking at a lot of options and contingencies. no decisions have been made. >> reporter: britain has been working on a plan to impose a no-fly zone over the country. >> i think our job is to look around the corner and plan forker. -- for every. and i know nato and others are doing the exact same thing. and that is right. >> gadhafi denies this. >> show me one evidence. one witness
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